The integrated behavioral health program and the specialized profressionals at Children’s Minnesota are dedicated to improving kids’ emotional well-being and access to care. Our specialists are experts at helping children manage mental health issues.
Recognizing early signs of mental health problems and helping parents know when a behavioral or emotional issue needs professional help are crucial for healthy development and well-being of children and adolescents.
June 14, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul
Kathryn Cullen, MD
Dr. Carrie Marie Borchardt discusses the recent increase in antipsychotic medications written for children ages 2 and younger.
For teens with a chronic illness or disability, adolescence is a combination of a special developmental period and a difficult set of challenges. Adolescence is a unique developmental time characterized by emerging independence, rapid cognitive and physical growth, and the development of an identity. Peer relationships develop a special significance during adolescence. Chronic illness and disability impose physical limitations, often require repeat medical visits, and can involve complex medical treatments.